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Post Industrial Salt Marsh (Richard W. DeKorte Park)

Went on an ex-urban hike through the ecological ruins alongside the northern parts of the New Jersey Turnpike. What remains a sublimely wasted industrial, post-industrial landscape is now complemented by a group of parks and trails forming a wet-green lung. … Continue reading

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A Little Antisemitic Joke (Reading Heidegger, Contributions to Philosophy)

“Sheer idiocy to say that experimental research is Nordic-Germanic and that rational research, on the contrary is of foreign extraction! We would then have to resolve to number Newton and Leibniz among the “Jews.” Writing against science, math, calculation, Heidegger makes … Continue reading

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Hier ist kein warum [Reading Heidegger, Contributions to Philosophy (Of the Event)]

Professional happenstance led me to reading Heidegger’s Contributions to Philosophy (Of the Event). Written between 1936 and 1938, it was published posthumously in 1989, and then again in 1994 as a second edition. I’ve heard that the one to read … Continue reading

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As Concrete Person I Am in Space (Husserl contra Heidegger)

I read through Psychological and Transcendental Phenomenology and the Confrontation with Heidegger (1927-1931). Edited by Thomas Sheehan and Richard E. Palmer, the collection of writings pertain to the relationship between Husserl and Heidegger. They include 4 drafts to Husserl’s entry … Continue reading

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Religion of Reason at the Continental Divide (Cassirer Heidegger Davos) (Peter Eli Gordon)

I bought the book maybe months ago, not knowing when I was going to get to it. As often happens, circumstance brought me to the book sooner than I thought it would. Continental Divide is a big bear of a … Continue reading

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Orientation (Adirondacks)

Up, down, across sky, earth, and mortals — I  ripped up my pair of favorite torn jeans, stressed out out my right knee, and twisted my ankle.  A cry of pain shot down the mountain. An incomplete fourfould, without gods, … Continue reading

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Modern House Syracuse Walk

This is one of my favorite houses in Syracuse on one of my favorite walks around and over the University. I’m pretty sure there are not a lot of modern houses in Syracuse. The transparency of the glass opens the … Continue reading

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